Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
734 PM HST WED APR 22 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  THE ISLAND OF OAHU IN HONOLULU COUNTY

* UNTIL 1030 PM HST

* AT 722 PM HST...RADAR SHOWED PERSISTENT HEAVY RAINS ALONG THE
  WINDWARD SIDE OF THE KOOLAU SLOPES...FROM JUST NORTH OF KANEOHE TO
  HAUULA. A STREAM GAGE ON PUNALUU STREAM SHOWS A RAPID RISE IN
  WATER LEVEL TO ABOVE 7 FEET DURING THE PAST HOUR. THESE HIGH
  WATER LEVELS WILL LIKELY CAUSE FLOODING ALONG THE LOWER REACHES
  OF PUNALUU STREAM...AND COULD IMPACT TRAFFIC ON KAMEHAMEHA HIGHWAY
  ON WINDWARD OAHU. RADAR ESTIMATES SHOW RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO TWO
  INCHES PER HOUR CONTINUING IN THE WARNING AREA.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  LAIE...HAUULA AND WAIAHOLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS FLASH FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING
IN STREAMS...ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW.

DO NOT CROSS FAST FLOWING OR RISING WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE OR ON FOOT.
TURN AROUND...DON/T DROWN.

&&

THIS FLASH FLOOD WARNING REPLACES THE FLOOD ADVISORY THAT WAS IN
EFFECT FOR THE ISLAND OF OAHU IN HONOLULU COUNTY.

THIS WARNING MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED BEYOND 1030 PM HST IF FLASH
FLOODING PERSISTS.

LAT...LON 2163 15799 2167 15790 2142 15777 2140 15790

$$

JACOBSON





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